Personal Details
Doctor Name Dr. Pooja Ghodke
Degree MBBS, MS (Ophth) (Gold Medallist), DNB, FPOS, FICO, MRCSEd (Ophth)
Designation Director, Iksha Eye Care
Expertise Paediatric Ophthalmology and Squint Surgery specialist

About

Dr. Pooja Ghodke completed both, her MBBS and Masters in Ophthalmology (MS Ophth), from the prestigious Government Medical College, (Nagpur) Maharashtra, with distinction in first and second years of MBBS.  

She was awarded ‘GOLD MEDAL’ by Maharashtra University for securing ‘First Rank’ in the entire state. She further served her Government Bond at Municipal Eye Hospital (Mumbai), which is the only BMC-run hospital exclusively for Eye care.

Always wanted to dedicate her work in the field of ‘Child Eye Care’, she further completed her long-term fellowship (3 years) in ‘Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus’ services from World’s Largest Eye care facility- Sadguru Seva Sangh Trust, Chitrakoot. Madhya Pradesh, under the able guidance of her mentor- Dr.Pradhnya Sen. During fellowship, she worked at the remotest areas of India by attending free eye camps and free school screening programs conducted by the institute. In addition to thousands of successful cataract surgeries, she has a vast surgical experience in Pediatric Ophthalmology with more than 100 squint surgeries, over 100 pediatric cataracts (as young as 6 year old child), and numerous complex Pediatric Corneal and Oculoplasty surgeries. Her keen area of interest is Pediatric Glaucoma, in which she completed her Research projects – Ologen in Pediatric Glaucoma.

Achievements:

  • ‘Gold Medal’ in MS Ophthalmology by Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS).
  • ‘Best Free Paper’ on ‘Ocular Trauma’ research at Vidharbha Ophthalmological Society conference in 2012.
  • Trained under Phacoemulsification Development Program by Alcon, which is considered as one of the best surgical teaching programs all over the country.
 

Academics:

  • She cleared a second degree in Ophthalmology, DNB Ophthalmology, in addition to MS Ophthalmology.
  • Furthermore, she cleared all three steps of FICO exam, which stands for ‘Fellowship of International Council of Ophthalmology’
  • Presented many Free papers, Posters, Surgical Videos at various National and State conferences.
 

Membership:

  • She is a Member of the prestigious ‘Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh) Ophthalmology (MRCSEd Ophth).
  • She is a Life member of All India Ophthalmological Society, Maharashtra Ophthalmological Society, Madhya Pradesh Ophthalmological Society, Nagpur Ophthalmic Association.

Presently, she is a Director of Iksha Eye Care – A Superspeciality Eye Hospital, conveniently located at one of the prime locations of Andheri West – Four Bungalows. Iksha Eye Care is a small attempt to provide a one-stop solution for the Best-in-class standardized services by a team of highly skilled eye care super-specialists.

She is fluent in English, Hindi, and Marathi.

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